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Afghanistan

17 November 2017

The cameraman for Rah-e-Farda TV was critically wounded in the suicide attack at a political gathering in Kabul on November 16 and succumbed to his injuries at a hospital on November 17. ...

07 November 2017

The security guard of Shamshad Television was killed when gunmen stormed the TV station's offices in Kaboul. Naqibullah was killed as he patrolled the front gates to the building.

31 May 2017

TOLO TV staff member Aziz Naween, Press TV reporter Habibullah Hassanzada , Mohammad Omer Uruzgani who worked for National Radio Television and BBC Afghan driver in Kabul Mohammed Nazir were among victims of the explosion in the Zan ...

17 May 2017

The four media workers for the Afghan Public Radio and Television (RTA) in the city of Jalalabad, Nangrahar province, were killed in the suicide attack on the RTA. 17 others staff members were injured in the attack. ...

07 May 2017

The report for Peshkeswat newspaper was killed by unknown gunmen in a targeted attack in Pul-u-Khumri in Baghlan province.

16 December 2016

The 53-year-old station manager and senior program organiser for Mili Payam (National Message) Afghan radio station in MuhammedAgha District of Logar Province in southern Kabul, was gunned down by two unidentified gun men as he was leaving his wo ...

04 November 2016

The local reporter for Kabul-based Ariana TV, was killed in a bomb blast when he was on a reporting trip with two other reporters near Lashkargah city. ...

16 October 2016

The senior provincial reporter for the state-run Radio Television Afghanistan (RTA) was shot dead by unknown armed men in Rasala area of the provincial capital Qalat, Zabul probince. ...

05 June 2016

The French news agency AFP reported that the award-winning American journalist and his 38-year-old Afghan translator Zabihullah Tamanna were killed Sunday while traveling with an Afghan army unit that came under fire in southern Helmand ...

29 January 2016

The correspondent for the government-run Nangarhar TV and Radio network, in the Afghan district of Surkhrod, was shot dead by unidentified assailants as he was returning home from a private gathering. ...